What's on inManchester


Welcome to Manchester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Manchester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Manchester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Manchester

20
JAN
ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

Its fast its fun and its completely unpredictable. Theres a referee on hand to keep things moving keep it clean and call any fouls.Theres plenty of audience interaction and laughs for the whole family. ComedySportz has proven a hit with families since…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
ComedySportz 4 Tots
Waterside Arts Centre

Join ComedySportz for their popular new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive this friendly non‐competitive version of their regular show will delight and entertain with madcap improvised games with plenty of physicality stories songs silly…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
ComedySportz Workshops
The Kings Arms,

Since 2001 CSzUK have performed and taught Improv and performance skills across the UK and the US. A regular face at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for 10 years this expert group are ready to teach you the core tenets of improvised performance.…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JAN
Recruitment Open Day!
Manchester City Centre

Do you want to work with the likes of Facebook Oculus Rift VR and Monster EnergyWe at Elevate Staffing specialise in staffing events promotions and festivals for all the top brands across the UK With exciting brand campaigns in the pipeline for…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Business

TEL: 02071 830303
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24
JAN
Babes in the Wood
The Grange Arts Theatre

Join Robin Hood as he searches for the Babes who have been kidnapped by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. With his band of merry men by his side will Robin and Maid Marion save the Babes and return them home Or…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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24
JAN
St Joseph's Players Pantomime, 'CINDERELLA'
St Joseph's Hall, Chapel St. Leigh Lancs WN7 2PR

The much loved Pantomime CINDERELLA is performed by what is now believed to be the longest continuously running Amateur Dramatic Society in the world commencing. in the early 1800s . Whilst Cinderella has kept its tradition it is also really up to…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 604603
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25
JAN
Psychic Switch - Cheadle (Manchester)
Village Hotel Club Cheadle

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Thurs 25th Jan 2018 at the Village Hotel Club Cheadle…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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25
JAN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both green and free so the charity urges the local community to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at our donation appeal. We…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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25
JAN
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Think Floyd
Opera House Manchester

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THINK FLOYDThink Floyd presented by Sweeney Entertainments are renowned for their stunning celebration of one of the worlds greatest musical icons and with over 20 years experience faithfully recreating the legendary sound of Pink Floyd live on stage its…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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28
JAN
Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church mum2mum market
Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church Ramillies Ave SK8 7AL Sunday 28th January 2018 1:30pm‐3:30pm SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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29
JAN
Psychic Switch - Bury
Bolholt Country Park Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 29th Jan 2018 at the BW Bolholt Country Park…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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30
JAN
Hempsons' Patient Safety Forum - Inquests
Hempsons Manchester

Please join Hempsons expert Inquest lawyers at our next seminar series.The seminars will adopt a case study which delegates putting themselves in the role of Coroner will work through with Hempsons Inquest experts.The Coroners Court is a public forum. Healthcare delivery to…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01612 342430
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31
JAN
Wildlife of the World photography exhibition
St. James’s House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe photographers participating in this theme have sent us striking images of the widest range of species from elephants to insects. Many of the images in this exhibition highlight…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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01
FEB
GDPR for Dummies European Roadshow - Manchester, S
St James Club

In an age of uncertainty the one certainty for 2018 is the introduction of the European General Data Protection Regulation GDPR. In order to assist European organisations take a practical business orientated approach to GDPR the team at MetaCompliance are having an…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02079 179527
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02
FEB
Mindful Living Show Manchester
Manchester Central Convention Complex

Now in its second year the Mindful Living Show returns to London on 1st‐2nd June 2018 featuring growing spaces and welcoming over 70 experts including Camilla Dallerup Rick Hansen and Kristin Neff via video link Geshe Tashi Tamara Russell Michael Chaskalson…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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04
FEB
mum2mum market Altrincham Nearly New Sale
Altrincham Football Club

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale at our FABULOUS NEW VENUE ALTRINCHAM FOOTBALL CLUB COMMUNITY SPORTS HALL J. DAVIDSON STADIUM MOSS LANE ALTRINCHAM CHESHIRE WA15 8AP SUNDAY 04TH FEBRUARY…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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07
FEB
Psychic Switch - Oldham
Best Western Hotel Smokies Park

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door. See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Wed 7th Feb 2018 at the BW Smokies Park…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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09
FEB
Circus Extreme
Phoenix Way

THIS YEAR a new death‐defying and extreme circus is launching in Event City Manchester celebrating 250 years of circus performances with the ultimate show to remember.From February 9 until February 25 Event City Manchester will be hosting Circus Extreme. A one‐of‐a‐kind performance…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 753970
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09
FEB
Manford's Comedy Club
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

The Garrick Theatre in Altrincham plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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09
FEB
The Almighty Sometimes
Royal Exchange Theatre

As a child Anna was diagnosed with a severe mental illness and prescribed a cocktail of medication. Now shes a young adult and wondering for the first time how life might feel without it. But as Anna tries to distance herself from…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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10
FEB
Stockport Mind Body Spirit Event
Masonic Guildhall

50 Exhibitors Joining us for the at our annual Valentine weekend special come along and join this uplifting experience. With the opening workshop on Saturday 10:15am Angels continuously function by your side protecting guiding interacting and uplifting Many more come…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07828 187468
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10
FEB
The Watermillock Ghost Hunt & Dinner
The Watermillock

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Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07950 350810
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11
FEB
Psychic Switch - Altrincham
Best Western Manchester Altrincham Cresta Court Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Sun 11th Feb 2018 at the BW Cresta Court Hotel…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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13
FEB
Speed Dating in Manchester
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Manchester Speed Dating How speed dating in Manchester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
FEB
Build It Live North West, Manchester
Eventcity

The exhibition will provide a whole weekend of inspiration all under one roof including expert guidance for anyone planning a self‐build renovating a property or looking to add light space or value to their current home.Come meet our experts and take part…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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21
FEB
Wacky Woody's World of Magic
Wilmslow Parish Hall

join Wacky Woody as he travels the globe on a mission for The Magic Circle to find a magic trick from every continent A fun and funny show aimed at 4‐8 year oldsAll seats £5. Doors open at 1:30pm. Show starts…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07816 085120
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22
FEB
Stockport Antenatal Classes - Heaton Moor, Heaton
Heaton Mersey Community Centre

Our 6 week Daisy Birthing Stockport Antenatal classes support you with:Yoga based movementAntenatal and active birth educationRelaxation and birth hypnosisBreathing techniqueMaking new friendsWho are these classes forWe offer classes in the Heatons Cheadle and Wilmslow so think Stockport antenatal and a little…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07791 693092
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24
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Lowry Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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24
FEB
mum2mum market Manchester Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale Chorlton High School Nell Lane Chorlton Manchester M21 7SL Saturday 24th February 2018 1:30pm‐3:30pm SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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25
FEB
Muslim Marriage Events Manchester
Royal Nawaab Manchester

Open Event Open to all British MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage is now taking place. It is open to everyone and all candidates will have an opportunity to interact with other individuals. Advisors will also…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Dunham Massey

Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century. The result is one of Britain's most sumptuous…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

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